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2.6.  Pixelise

2.6.1.  Overview

Figure 16.16.  Example for the “Pixelize” filter

Example for the Pixelize filter


Example for the Pixelize filter

Blur applied

The Pixelize filter renders the image using large color blocks. It is very similar to the effect seen on television when obscuring a criminal during trial. It is used for the “Abraham Lincoln effect”: see [BACH04].

2.6.2.  Activate the filter

You can find this filter in the image menu through FiltersBlurPixelise

2.6.3.  Options

Figure 16.17.  Pixelize” filter options

Pixelize filter options

Pixel Width

Here you can set the desired width of the blocks.

Pixel Height

Here you can set the height of the blocks.

Chain Button

If the chain is broken, you can set width and height separately. Otherwise, they are linked.

Unit Input Box

Here you can select the unit of measure for height and width.

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